1. Beginning Conversations Shoba Nayar & Mandy Stanley 2. Deepening Understandings Mandy Stanley & Shoba Nayar 3. Qualitative Descriptive: A very good place to start Mandy Stanley 4. Grounded Theory: Uncovering a world of process Shoba Nayar 5. Doing (Interpretive) Phenomenology Valerie Wright-St. Clair 6. Narrative Methodology: A tool to access unfolding and situated meaning in occupation Staffan Josephsson & Sissel Alsaker 7. Ethnography: Understanding occupation through an examination of culture Suzanne Huot 8. Action Research: Exploring occupation and transforming occupational therapy Clare Wilding & Danika Galvin 9. Case Study Methodology: The particular and the whole Margaret Jones & Clare Hocking 10. Critical Discourse Analysis: Opening possibilities through deconstruction Debbie Laliberte Rudman & Silke Dennhardt 11. Visual Methodologies: Photovoice in focus Eric Asaba, Debbie Laliberte-Rudman, Margarita Mondaca & Melissa Park 12. Meta-Synthesis Demystified: Connecting islands of knowledge Carolyn Murray & Mandy Stanley 13. Appreciative Inquiry: Enabling occupation through the envisioning mind Jenni Mace, Clare Hocking & Marilyn Waring 14. Interrogating Power and Reason: Critical theory and philosophy Ben Sellar 15. Closing Conversations Shoba Nayar, Mandy Stanley, Eric Asaba, Debbie Laliberte Rudman, Clare Wilding & Valerie Wright-St.Clair
Shoba Nayar is a Senior Lecturer in the postgraduate public health program at the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, and Associate Director of the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Research, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Shoba is President of the Association of the Journal of Occupational Science and an associate editor for the Journal of Occupational Science. Mandy Stanley is a Senior Lecturer in the occupational therapy program at the School of Health Science and member of the International Center for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Australia. Mandy is President of the Australasian Society of Occupational Scientists and an associate editor for the Journal of Occupational Science.